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Five Geek Friendly Mother's Day Ideas

Five Geek Friendly Mother's Day Ideas

By Allison EmmMay 2, 2012

The official parental appreciation days are fast approaching. That’s right, Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and Dad’s Day is soon to follow. Kids everywhere are scrambling to find just the right gift and planning the perfect way to show Mom she’s the best....More  →

Where to Celebrate Free Comic Book Day

Where to Celebrate Free Comic Book Day

By Eric GarneauMay 2, 2012

Earlier this week we told you about Free Comic Book Day, the yearly event where most comic book stores across the country give away tons of awesome free books for your enjoyment. BUT, that's not ALL Free Comic Book Day brings. Lots of stores take...More  →

Top Five Most Annoying SciFi Characters, and How to Learn from Their Mistakes

Top Five Most Annoying SciFi Characters, and How to Learn from Their Mistakes

By Becky FerreiraMay 2, 2012

Science fiction has long been the canvas upon which humanity paints its dreams, fears, and hopes. Sometimes it can lay the paint on too hard, though, and that’s the inspiration for this list. These characters aren't your throwaway Jar Jars and Ana Lucias, whose universal...More  →

Comics vs. Movies: Tell Us Why You'll SEE The Avengers But Not READ It
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Comics vs. Movies: Tell Us Why You'll SEE The Avengers But Not READ It

By Eric GarneauMay 2, 2012

I, along with some friends, used to own a comic-book store. And for the four and a half years we were there, a whole bunch of comic movies came out—Iron Man, Dark Knight, Watchmen, etc. Every time one of those movies hit, people—middle-aged men...More  →

Marvel Comics: Under the Influence of Movies

Marvel Comics: Under the Influence of Movies

By Steven RomanoMay 1, 2012

There was once a time in the history of Marvel Entertainment when the movies they produced, though heavily influenced by the comics, were completely divorced from one another. But that was yesterday! Today, due in part to the overwhelming popularity of films like The Invincible...More  →

10 Sports Designed for Nerds

10 Sports Designed for Nerds

By Robert IsenbergMay 1, 2012

Let's talk sports. Because there are some sports designed for nerds. And don't pretend we mean "games," because games are not sports. You will never break an exertion-based sweat by winning speed-chess. Tension-sweat? Yes. Glandular fever sweat? Hopefully not. But we mean real sweat, from burning...More  →

No Capes Allowed: Rasl

No Capes Allowed: Rasl

By Josh PeriloMay 1, 2012

What do a lonely drifter with a bloody nose and a penchant for stealing artwork, a gun toting lizard man, and Serbian-American inventor Nikola Tesla have in common? Not much, at first glance. Until you pick up Jeff Smith’s amazing, mind-bending, and addictive series Rasl....More  →

Get Ready for The Avengers, a Joss Whedon Primer
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Get Ready for The Avengers, a Joss Whedon Primer

By Eric GarneauMay 1, 2012

Though Marvel Comics movies have attracted their fair share of creative talent, a quick look through their list of directors reveals one name that shadows the rest—Joss Whedon, the writer/director behind this Friday's Avengers. Whedon's quick wit, detailed plots and strong female characters have made...More  →

Are You Ready for FREE Digital Comics?
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Are You Ready for FREE Digital Comics?

By Eric GarneauMay 1, 2012

The comic book digital revolution is coming. Sure, it's starting slow, but don't they all? (Note: please don't check our historical accuracy on this). Over the last few weeks, a wave of announcements from major publishers and creators has shown that the comic industry's biggest...More  →